POSITION SUMMARY: To provide clinical expertise in the areas of recreation and leisure in order to facilitate the development, maintenance and expression of appropriate leisure lifestyles for the patients served.
Develops appropriate, goal oriented recreation leisure treatment plans to meet the specific needs of individuals receiving service.
Provides education, counseling and instruction in the area of leisure skill development.
Plans, organizes and leads a variety of recreation activities.
Participates as a team member on designated patient care teams.
Documents as needed in patient care records.
Implements appropriate recreation and leisure assessments in order to obtain information regarding appropriate patient treatment plans and goals.
Maintains standards of service consistent with the recommendations of the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation.
Supervises therapeutic recreation interns and maintains appropriate documentation regarding various internships.
As requested, markets consultation services to appropriate facilities within our service region.
Helps in development of therapeutic recreation services through innovative ideas, marketing and education.